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Holiday food log 25-26: 2 valuable lessons

I keep wondering if this holiday food log is a frivolous waste of both my time and yours. This is a busy time, right? Yet learning how to eat during the holidays in a way that feels enjoyable without losing … Continue reading

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Dietary discipline pays off for 89-year-old

I’ve written before about how much I’ve been inspired by my Great Aunt Jokie’s dietary discipline. At 89, she still eats as if her quality of life depends on the choices she makes, and it does. As a Type 2 … Continue reading

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Jokie: The Patron Saint of Patience

I can’t even tell you how many times in the last few weeks, when extra discipline was needed to help me stick to my diet until Saturday rolled around, that I’ve drawn inspiration from a recent visit with Great Aunt … Continue reading

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How ‘Normal People’ Eat: The brother-in-law

Traci’s husband, Gunnar, drinks his fair share of beer while watching sports on TV. He refuses to spend money on a gym membership. And he has a hard time staying away from salty snacks. Yet he made it to 40 … Continue reading

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